The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player’s viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office.
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
It wasn’t exactly the most shocking thing ever, but it certainly had to be a little jarring for the Celtics when Ray Allen took less money and chose the Miami Heat.
The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.